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Editorial Board

Guangde Tu, Senior editor, BMC Series

New Content ItemGuangde has been the Editor of BMC Surgery since 2014 and is based in the Shanghai office. Before joining BMC, Guangde received his BSc in theoretical physics from Nanjing University, China and his PhD in quantum chemistry from the Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden. After graduation, he returned to China as an assistant researcher investigating the growth of composite membranes for water processing, before moving on to study the growth of solid tumors using computer simulation. His interest then turned to medical science and he worked as medical editor for a number of years before joining BMC as an editor of the BMC series.


Senior editorial board members:

Marco Ettore Allaix, University of Torino, Italy

New Content ItemMarco E. Allaix, MD, PhD, was born in Torino in 1977. He obtained the Degree in Medicine at the University of Torino, School of Medicine, in 2002. He spent 18 months as Postgraduate Research Fellow at the University of Chicago in 2012 and 2013. He is working as Associate Professor at the Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Torino. He is member of several national and international surgical societies. He serves as Reviewer for 15+ peer-reviewed journals. To date, he has published more than 130 papers in peer-reviewed journals. He authored and co-authored more than 30 book chapters. His main research and clinical interests are minimally invasive surgery, colorectal cancer and esophageal disorders.

Mustafa Çelik, İstanbul Gelişim University, İstanbul, Turkey

New Content ItemProf Mustafa Çelik was graduated in Istanbul University, Cerrahpaşa Medical Faculty and trained in residency program  of otolaryngology, head and neck surgery in Bakırköy Dr. Sadi Konuk Training and Research Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey. He worked as Associate Professor at Kafkas University, Beykent University and Istanbul Gelişim University. He is going on to work at Istanbul Gelişim Universıty. Dr Çelik is an author of several publications in national and international journals and he also served on the editorial board of several highly respected medical journals in the field of otorhinolaryngology. His research interest includes facial plastic surgery, facelift, necklift, rhinoplasty, sinusitis and sleep medicine. He is the last editor-in-chief of BMC Ear Nose and Throat Disorders. He joined the editorial board of BMC Surgery as senior editorial board member in 2020.

René Fahrner, Bürgerspital Solothurn, Switzerland

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Dr. René Fahrner graduated in medicine at the Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen, Germany, and completed his doctoral thesis in the field of liver transplantation. During his surgical education he worked at the University Hospitals in Münster (Germany) and in Switzerland (Bern, Schlieren). As research fellow at the University Hospitals in Bern (Switzerland) and Jena (Germany) he worked and published in basic research in the field of liver injury and regeneration, liver immunology and liver biochip model as well as clinical research of general and visceral surgery. He graduated as a clinical specialist in general, visceral and vascular surgery. Since 2019 he is working in cantonal hospitals in Switzerland.

He joined the Editorial Board of BMC Surgery as Associate Editor in 2015 and became Section Editor for General and Visceral Surgery in 2017.

Dr. Fahrner’s research interests are basic and clinical research in general, visceral and vascular surgery.

Pasqualino Sirignano, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy

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Pasqualino Sirignano was born and raised in Italy where he studied at the University of Siena obtaining his medical doctor degree cum laude in 2006. In 2021 Pasqualino Sirignano become a Vascular Surgeon at “Vita Salute” University of Milan.

Pasqualino Sirignano is an Aggregate Professor of Vascular Surgery at Department of Surgery “Paride Stefanini” – “Sapienza” University of Rome, and a Vascular Surgeon at Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Unit of the Sant’Andrea Hospital, Rome.

Pasqualino Sirignano is member of various national and international Scientific Societies, he served as Secretary General of the Italian Society of Young Surgeons (SPIGC), and now as Secretary General of the Italian Society of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery (SICVE).

Pasqualino Sirignano authored more than 150 peer-reviewed papers and book chapter and his lines of research are mostly related to arterial disease including carotid stenosis, aortic aneurysms, and peripheral arterial disease.

Ai-Min Wu, The Second Affiliated Hospital and Yuying Children’s Hospital of Wenzhou Medical University, China

New Content ItemProf Ai-Min Wu was graduated in Wenzhou Medical University, Post-Doc Training in School of Medicine, Shanghai Jiao tong University, and Fellow training in University of Maryland, Harvard Medical School, University of Hongkong. He worked as Researcher, Associate Professor, Associate Chief Surgeon at Orthopedic-Spine Department of 2nd Affiliated Hospital, Zhejiang Provincial Key Lab of Orthopedics now. Dr. Wu is an author of more than 150+ publications in national and international journals, include Lancet, Lancet Healthy Longevity, Nature, Nature Medicine, Small, Pain, Bone and Joint Journal, Spine, and Spine J etc., he also served on the editorial board of several highly respected medical journals in the field of orthopedics or Spine. His research interest includes Spine Pain, Disc Degeneration, Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Scoliosis. He joined the editorial board of BMC Surgery as senior editorial board member in 2020.

Editor
Guangde Tu, BMC, Shanghai


Senior Editorial Board Members

Marco Allaix, University of Torino, Italy

Mustafa Çelik, Beykent University, Turkey

René Fahrner, Bürgerspital Solothurn, Switzerland

Sebastian Fischer, BG Unfallklinik Ludwigshafen, Germany

Marco Petrillo, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Italy

Pasqualino Sirignano, Universita degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza, Italy

Ai-Min Wu, Wenzhou Medical University Second Affiliated Hospital, China

 

Editorial Board Members

Eirik Kjus Aahlin, University hospital of Northern Norway, Norway

Edo Aarts, Allurion Kliniek/ WeightWorks, Netherlands

Ziad Abbassi, University Hospital of Geneva, Switzerland

Emad Abdallah, Mansoura University, Egypt

Shalimar Abdullah, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia

Gian Luigi Adani, University Hospital Udine, Italy

Harshit Agarwal, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Raebareli, India

Antonino Agrusa, Department of Surgical, Oncological and Oral Sciences - University of Palermo, Italy

Nobuhisa Akamatsu, University of Tokyo, Japan

Sami Akbulut, Inonu University Faculty of Medicine, Turkey

Ilker Akcam, Ege University School of Medicine, Turkey

Onur Akcay, Cigli Training and Research Hospital, Turkey

Giovanni Alemanno, Careggi University Hospital, Italy

Pier Francesco Alesina, Evang. Kliniken Essen-Mitte, Germany

Sara Alothman, Northwest Hospital, USA

Stefano Andrianello, University of Verona Hospital Trust, Italy

Luca Ansaloni, Ospedali Riuniti di Bergamo, Italy

Amedeo Anselmi, University of Rennes, France

Theerachai Apivatthakakul, Dept of Orthopaedics, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Thailand

Francesco Ardito, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy

Lovenish Bains, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India

Andreas Bakoyiannis, Bioclinic, City Clinic, Greece

Arjun Ballal, Ballals' Healthcare, India

Carlo Banfi, Hopitaux Universitaire Genève, Switzerland

Omar Barakat, Baylor College of Medicine, USA

Somprakas Basu, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Rishikesh, India

Dirk Bausch, University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

Augustinas Bausys, National Cancer Institute, Lithuania

Offir Ben-Ishay, Rambam Health Care Campus, Israel

Toru Beppu, Yamaga City Medical Center, Japan

Franck Billmann, Universitätsklinikum Freiburg, Germany

Marco Borghesi, University of Bologna, Italy

Giuseppe Borzellino, University Hospital of Verona, Italy

Florin Botea, Fundeni Clinical Institute, Romania

Ismail Bouhout, Institut De Cardiologie de Montreal, Canada

Umberto Bracale, Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Italy

Antonio Brillantino, Department of Surgery "A. Cardarelli" hospital, via Cardarelli 9, 80131 Naples, Italy

Stefania Brozzetti, Departement of Surgery Pietro Valdoni. Sapienza University of Rome, Italy

Luigi Brusciano, University of Study of Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli" Italy, Italy

Paolo Bruzzone, Sapienza Università di Roma, Italy

Ufuk Çagirici, Ege University Faculty of Medicine, Turkey

Pietro Giorgio Calo, University of Cagliari, Italy

Giovanni Cammaroto, Morgagni Pierantoni-Hospital, Italy

Fabio Cesare Campanile, Ospedale Civita Castellana, Italy

Riccardo Campi, University of Florence, Italy

Marco Caricato, Campus Bio-Medico University of Roma, Italy

Giuseppe Cavallaro, Universita degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza Facolta di Medicina e Odontoiatria, Italy

Marco Ceresoli, Universita degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca, Italy

Yichao Chai, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Xi'an Jiaotong University, China

Vincent Chauvette, Montreal University, Canada

Marcio Chedid, Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre, Medical School of UFRGS, Brazil

Marco Chiappetta, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy

Pasquale Cianci, ASL BAT-Affiliated University of Foggia, Italy

Simone Conci, University of Verona, Italy

Giovanni Conzo, Second University of Naples, Italy

Gianluca Costa, University Campus Bio-Medico of Rome, Italy

Daniele Crocetti, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy

Derly Cuellar, Columbia University, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, USA

Giacomo Cusumano, University Hospital Policlinico Vittorio Emanuele, Italy

Fabrizio D'Acapito, AUSL Romagna, Italy

Raffaele De Luca, IRCCS Istituto Tumori " G. Paolo II" -Bari, Italy

Giuseppe Di Buono, Department of Surgical, Oncological and Oral Sciences - University of Palermo, Italy

Salomone Di Saverio, Maggiore History of Bologna, Italy

Yannick Diehm, Brigham and Women´s Hospital, United States

Arnaldo Dimagli, University of Bristol, United Kingdom

Giovanni Docimo, University of Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli", Italy

Gianluca Donatini, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Poitiers

Agron Dogjani, University of Medicine of Tirana, Albania

Xing Du, The First Affiliated Hospital of Chongqing Medical University, China, People's Republic

Traian Dumitrascu, Fundeni Clinical Institute, Romania

Mohammed El-Said, Mansoura Faculty of Medicine, Egypt

Aslam Ejaz, Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, USA

Hossam Elfeki, Mansoura University Faculty of Medicine, Egypt

Sameh H Emile, Mansoura University, Egypt

Oliver Eng, University of Chicago, USA

Johannes Fakler, University of Leipzig, Germany

Chengming Fan, Central South University, China

Francesco Ferrara, San Carlo Borromeo Hospital, Italy

Alfonso Fiorelli, University of Campania Luigi Vanvitelli, Italy

Michael Flierl, University of Colorado, USA

Lisa Flynn, Wayne State University, USA

Giampaolo Formisano, Misericordia Hospital, Italy

Elisa Francone, The University of Eastern Piedmont, Italy

Marco Frascio, Universita degli Studi di Genova Scuola di Scienze Mediche e Farmaceutiche, Italy

Mahir Gachabayov, New York Medical College and Westchester Medical Center, USA

Gaetano Gallo, University of Catanzarp, Italy

Claudio Gambardella, Universita degli Studi della Campania Luigi Vanvitelli, Italy

Liang Gao, Saarland University, Germany

Antonio Giuliani, Unit of General and Emergency Surgery, AOR San Carlo, Potenza, Italy

Raffaele Grande, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy

Ugo Grossi, University of Padua, Italy

Ali Guner, Trabzon Numune Training and Research Hospital, Turkey

Firdaus Hayati, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Malaysia

Yingqi Hua, Shanghai First People's Hospital, China

ZeYu Huang, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, China, People's Republic

Hiroyuki Inose, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan

Angelo Iossa, University of Rome "Sapienza", Italy

Arda Isik, Istanbul Medeniyet University, Turkey

Tomoyuki Irino, Keio Univresity School of Medicine, Japan

Howard Jen, University of California Los Angeles, USA

Radwan Kassir, CHU Felix Guyon, France

Önder Kavurmacı, Izmir Bozyaka Training and Research Hospital, Turkey

Chi Heon Kim,Seoul National University Hospital, South Korea

Sualeh Muslim Khan, Dow University of Health Sciences, Pakistan

Kostiantyn Kopchak, National Institute of Surgery and Transplantation, Ukraine

Irmgard Kronberger, Medizinische Universitat Innsbruck, Austria

Augusto Lauro, St.Orsola University Hospital, Italy

Krzysztof Letachowicz, Wroclaw Medical University, Poland

Guang-Xun Lin, The First Affiliated Hospital of Xiamen University, China

Xiaokun Lin, The Second Affiliated Hospital and Yuying Children's Hospital of Wenzhou Medical University, China, People's Republic

Luigi Losco, Department of Medicine, Surgery and Dentistry. University of Salerno, Italy

Francesco Saverio Lucido, University of Campania of Naples, Italy

Nikolaos Machairas, National and Kapodstrian University of Athens, Greece

Stefano Magnone, ASST Papa Giovanni XXIII Bergamo, Italy, Italy

Antonio Manenti, University of Modena & Reggio Emilia, Italy

Wassim Mansour, Universita degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza Facolta di Medicina e Psicologia, Italy

Guglielmo Mantica, Policlinico San Martino Hospital, Italy

Gennaro Martines, General Surgery- Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico Bari, Italy

Michele Marconi, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Pisana, Italy

Aleix Martínez-Pérez, Hospital Universitario Doctor Peset, Spain

Giovanni Merola, AOUP Federico II Napoli, Italy

Islam Metwally, Royal Cornwall Hospital NHS trust, UK

Petros Mirilas, Emory University School of Medicine, USA

Shahin Mohseni, Orebro University Hospital, Sweden

Sarah Molfino, Department of Clinical and Experimental Sciences, University of Brescia & Third Division of General Surgery, Brescia Civili Hospital, Brescia, Italy

Nunzio Montelione, Campus Bio-Medico University of Rome, Italy

Ilaria Morelli, UOC Ortopedia e Traumatologia, Ospedale di Legnano, ASST Ovest Milanese, Legnano (MI), Italy

Xiaoping Mu, Guangxi Academy of Medical Scicences; The People's Hospital of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China, People's Republic

Mario Musella, Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Italy

Giuseppe Nigri, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy

Ali Fahir Özer, Koc University School of Medicine, Turkey

Duilio Pagano, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Italy

Mrios Papadakis, University of Witten-Herdecke, Germany

Ik Seong Park, Catholic University of Korea Bucheon Saint Mary's Hospital, South Korea

Chetan Parmar, Whittington Hospital, UK

Mohit Patralekh, Safdarjung Hospital and Vardhman Mahavir Medical College, New Delhi, India

Renato Patrone, IRCCS Pascale INT Naples, Italy

Corrado Pedrazzani, Verona University, Italy

Gianluca Pellino, Second University of Naples, Italy

Roberto Peltrini, University of Naples Federico II, Italy

Davide Pertile, Ospedale Policlinico San Martino, Italy

Antonio Pesce, Delta Hospital, University of Ferrara, Italy

Arcangelo Picciariello, University "Aldo Moro" of Bari, Italy, Italy

Mauro Podda, Department of Surgical Science, Cagliari State University, Italy

Alberto Polimeni, Magna Graecia University of Catanzaro, Italy

Andrea Polistena, Azienda Ospedaliera Santa Maria di Terni, Italy

Marco Raffaelli, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy

Falk Rauchfuß, University Hospital Jena, Germany

Stefano Rausei, ASST Valle Olona, Italy

Ottavio Rena, University of Eastern Piedmont, Italy

Beate Richter, Hufeland Klinikum GmbH, Germany

Aldo Rocca, Medicine and Health Sciences University of Molise, Italy

Gianluca Rompianesi, Federico II University - Naples, Italy

Camiel Rosman, Radboudumc, Netherlands

Taimur Saleem, The Rane Center for Venous and Lymphatic Diseases at St Dominic Hospital, USA

Giuseppe Sammarco, University of Catanzaro University of Catanzaro, Italy

Alvaro Sanabria, University of Antioquia, Colombia

Gabriel Sandblom, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden

Gregorio Santori, University of Genoa, Italy

Asahi Sato, Shiga General Hospital, Japan

Vinno Savelli, university of Siena, Italy

Stefano Scabini, Ospedale Policlinico San Martino, Italy

Kevin Schuster, Yale School of Medicine, USA

Raffaele Serra, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Italy

Giuseppe Filiberto Serraino, Magna Graecia University, Italy

Alberto Settembrini, Fondazione IRCCS Ca’Granda Policlinico, Italy

Mostafa Shalaby, Mansoura University, Egypt

Chaoyong Shen, West China Hospital of Sichuan University, China, People's Republic

Dongquan Shi, Drum Tower Hospital affiliated to Medical School of Nanjing University, China

Pin-Keng Shih, China Medical University Hospital, Taiwan, Taiwan R.O.C.

Giulio Sozzi, University of Palermo, Italy

Cosimo Sperti, University of Padua, Italy

Cesare Stabilini, Universita degli Studi di Genova Scuola di Scienze Mediche e Farmaceutiche, Italy

Davor Stamenovic, Medical Faculty of Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany

Felix Strübing, BG Trauma Center Ludwigshafen, Germany

Antonio Tarasconi, Acute care, Trauma and Emergency Surgery Dept., Parma University Hospital, Italy

Mikhail Tavobilov, Botkin's Municipal Hospital, Russian

Giovanni Domenico Tebala, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, UK

Valeria Tonini, Universita degli Studi di Bologna, Italy

Akif Turna, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul University-Cerrahpasa, Italy

Samuele Vaccari, "La Sapienza" University, Italy

Massimiliano Veroux, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico Vittorio Emanuele Catania, Italy

Antonio Vitiello, University of Naples Federico II, Italy

Ernst von Dobschuetz, University of Freiburg, Germany

Imtiaz Wani, Government Gousia Hospital, India

Ulrich Friedrich Wellner, UKSH Campus LübecK, Germany

Janus Wong, LKS Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, China

Kai Pun Wong, The University of Hong Kong, China

Zhouqiao Wu, Peking University Cancer Hospital, China

Chao Xie, University of Rochester Medical Center, USA

Jincai Yang, Beijing Chao-Yang Hospital, China

Kanhua Yin, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, USA

Peng Yin, Beijing Chao-Yang Hospital, China

Naoyuki Yokoyama, Niigata City General Hospital, Japan

Segii Zemskov, Bogomolets Natioanl Medical University, Ukraine

Joel Zindel, University Clinic for Visceral Surgery and Medicine, Canada

Tobias Zingg, Yale University, USA

Carmine Zoccali, Regina Elena National Cancer Institute, Italy

Jun Zou, The First Affiliated Hospital of Soochow University, China

 

Editorial Advisors

Markus Buchler, University of Heidelberg, Germany

Nigel Bundred, South Manchester University Hospital, UK

Carlos A Muro-Cacho, University of South Florida, USA

Robert Sawyer, University of Virginia, USA

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